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Friday, December 21, 2012

Undervalued Stock Detected (NASDAQ: EDMC)

Shares of EDMC fell by 9.91% or $-0.55/share to $5.00. NASDAQ is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.42. The PEG is 1.2. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.26. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 106623 shares of EDMC exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 86172. These factors combined may make this company a potential takeover candidate. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

Education Management Corporation (EDMC) is a provider of post-secondary education in North America, with approximately 151,200 enrolled students as of October 2011.